Access integrates Stingray service for in-car Karaoke

Technology outfit Access Europe is to integrate streaming music specialist Stingray’s Karaoke services into its Access Twine for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment platform. Stingray Karaoke supports both a touch screen and voice-controlled in-car experience that is designed to enable drivers and passengers to learn, practice, and perform karaoke songs. Stingray Karaoke allows drivers to tap […]

DNMG partners with Stingray for launch of three UHD channels

German DNMG has partnered with music, media and tech company Stingray to launch three native 4K channels to its network operators in the country.  This will mean that the three channels, Stingray Festival 4K, Stingray Hits 4K and Stingray Ambiance 4K, will be available in Germany for the first time.  Stingray Festival 4K is dedicated […]

Stingray abandons move to acquire Music Choice

Canadian music, media and technology outfit Stingray has abandoned its plan to acquire Music Choice as part of its drive to grow its presence in the US market. In a statement, Stingray said that it did not intend to comment further on its decision to terminate its efforts to acquire Music Choice, a partnership backed […]

Stingray launches new music channel in exclusive deal with Proximus

Belgian telco Proximus has added a new music channel from Stingray Digital Group – Stingray Hits – to its TV offering. The channel, which will feature pop, pop-rock and dance hits, will be available exclusively to Proximus TV’s 1.5 million subscribers. Stingray Hits will offer a curated programming of music videos from local and international stars, […]

Stingray passes subscriber milestone

Business-to-business music provider Stingray’s subscription video-on-demand offerings have surpassed the milestone of 100,000 paying subscribers across North America and Europe. Stingray’s SVOD offering is available through service providers such as Amazon, Comcast, and Telefónica.The SVOD service allows users to access unlimited, curated music programming for a monthly fee. Separately, Stingray has acquired Macquarie Media Operations-owned […]

Stingray buys music channel from Mojto firm

Montreal-based Stingray Digital Group has acquired international pay TV music channel Classica from Unitel, a firm affiliated with Beta Film CEO Jan Mojto. The agreement will see Stingray and Germany-based classical music media firm Unitel working together to distribute opera- and orchestra-focused programming. The deal hands Stingray worldwide rights to a catalogue of 1,500 titles […]

Liberty Global’s UPC DTH adds Stingray mobile apps

Liberty Global’s central and eastern European DTH unit, UPC DTH, has added Stingray’s music app for Android and iOS devices to its offering. The Stingray Music mobile app is now available free of charge to Medium or Plus HD Pak subscribers of UPC Direct in Hungary, and freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The […]

Stingray secures deal with US OTT outfit KlowdTV

Pay TV music service provider Stingray Digital Group has struck a deal to supply its Stingray Music service to US OTT TV provider KlowdTV. KlowdTV is currently being beta-tested. The service offers live TV channels and a cloud DVR service without an ongoing subscription. The services is currently available across the US on multiple platforms. […]

Stingray: Streaming audio more appealing than on-demand

Streaming audio is a more appealing business to be in than on-demand unless you are Apple or Google, according to Eric Boyko, CEO and founder of Stingray, which provides audio music services for TV operators. Stingray had acquired TV audio channels, targeting pay TV subscribers that use their TV as a radio. “TV is where […]